Black Friday Schedule

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#5
Great Team Card to Target's IT team or whoever maintains MAX. Almost no glitches or "traffic jams" yesterday. Everything else about the scheduling process sucked.
 
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#6
we were very pleased - no crashes - a couple of us worked on it at the same time - no issues with slowing - yipee!!
 
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#7
It took me about a whole day to work on the schedule. I had to do the whole front end schedule since the other gstls and the ETL-GE are brand spanking new. I had no issues with the hours , I had about 200 extra hours I couldn't use since I dont have enough people to schedule but besides that the coverage we have already is amazing. It's goin to be a very easy black Friday , I haven't seen our store plan it out this well before.
 
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I lucked out and don't come in till 8 AM but I have a feeling I will be getting called in the middle of the night by a panicking LOD when half of the people scheduled don't show up. (Can you tell our store has attendance issues?):help:
 
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#21
I'm normally sales floor, really only take cashier shifts when I'm in need of hours. I go to look at my schedule today. Black Friday, cashier, crap. Just seeing that made me unhappy. Then I take a look at it again, not only is it cashier, it's from 8a to 6:30p, a whole 10 hours of fun.
 
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#22
11.30 pm till 8 am,sales floor.....all the new hired seasonals will be cashiers,some never ever touched a register before! I don't know what they are thinking! and we are not allowed to swap shifts!
I am quite happy with my shift!
 
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#25
Ours is not posted today. K1 is special!
The Pharmacy schedule went up Wednesday, the store's went up yesterday. I normally work 1-9 or 4-9 on Fridays, but I'm not scheduled...I even "volunteered" to work, as in "if I have a choice between the Pharmacy and the store, I'll work the Pharmacy" ;) I DO work Saturday, though...

I'm one of 2 of us who has NEVER been a cashier, unless you count the 90 minutes of "training", which I don't because I think I had a total of 5 guests the entire time, I did it the DAY we got new scanners/registers, had ALREADY been working in the pharmacy about a week when they scheduled it, and ended up covering up the scanner with a bag and exclusively using the gun because I kept "double scanning" items and was tired of voiding them out! I know, not exactly "brand", but it worked...AND I got "green" on that checkout~LOL!
 
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#26
I work 1230-9 I think they are trying to kill me very,very slowly. Not that I am complaining but...... I am a night person who sleeps at like 1 or 2 am so this will really mess up my schedule and my family is coming over in the afternoon/ evening so it's like eat hi bye sleep. Again not complaining just kinda throws things off a bit lol
 
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#27
8am-5 cashier.
I'll only have four days down by then, but today was my second and it went really well, so hopefully, no worries.
 
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#28
15hrs for entirety of Thanksgiving week. Never mind that we've been making sales, and even going 10k+ over. Or that it's getting into the holidays. -eyeroll-
 
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#29
im actually scheduled for 2 hours of overtime the week of thanksgiving, and im in from 9pm to 9am on black friday. gotta love the holiday pay and overnight premium
 

lovecats

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#31
I was scheduled 10:30am to 7pm - an 8 hr day. So I'll miss most of the crazys. I'm not complaining though. I've been opening cashier on BF for 3 out of the last 5.
I've got 38.5 hrs total.:eek:k:
 

MrGSTLman

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#32
12:15-9am GSTL -- and for the first few hours the Crowd Management Team. But I stupidly said I would cook dinner on Thanksgiving day, and I close on Wednesday -- no sleep for me!! I'm one of the stores that can't open at midnight, so we're opening 1am.
 
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im working a few hours at store open to help speedweave, then coming back to close the front end down :] I am officially crazy lol.
 

StaticSun

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#37
Wall schedule isn't up yet. MAX says 10am-7pm in Photo. Gotta check with my GE/HL, as I was hoping to come in a bit earlier.
 

pzychopopgroove

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#40
This is kinda a random and odd question but is Food Avenue going to be open??
I don't know. Black Friday last year at my former store there was chick fil a and a few other fast food restaurant type deals that were set up so guests could eat before they swarmed us with hell.
 

MorurDreamcat

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#42
I lucked out and don't come in till 8 AM but I have a feeling I will be getting called in the middle of the night by a panicking LOD when half of the people scheduled don't show up. (Can you tell our store has attendance issues?):help:
At my store there is a NO ACCEPTANCE policy for Black Friday. If you were scheduled and don't show up, call in... it could be ground for serious "punishment"
 

MorurDreamcat

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#43
Wow. i'm seeing a lot of "long" shifts scheduled. I'm only 11:45pm until 8:15am, even though I told them I would work as long as a human body can take it. I love working black friday. Maybe it's because I went to my HR, volunteered to come in early and then dared to mention that I appreciate ALL hours given on my behalf since I can't get a payraise (capped) and it would show that they do appreciate me working at the store by giving me hours. I must have put my foot in my own mouth. :(
 
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#45
4 AM to 12:30 on Sales Floor.. Wasn't originally even scheduled but took someone elses shift. I've never even done Sales Floor, I'm normally Flow, any idea what to expect? I suppose not being opening, I may be free of tramples or possible spleen crushing.
 
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#46
The adventure begins! You need a copy of the ad & know where things are. We have a map w/bar codes of where items are. I would start walking the floor & look around alot.
 

bowlteambowl

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#47
Going from flow to sales floor is not hard. You already know where everything is! I'm cashiering from 5am - 3pm... I'd rather be on sales floor, but hours are hours and at least I know I won't have time to get bored. :gamer2:
 

StaticSun

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#48
Back to the photo lab! 10am-7pm on black friday, as well as the saturday/sunday opener from 9-3.

Luckily, our photo lab is located in Electronics/MMB, away from the front end. I'll be a de-facto ElecTM come black friday.
 
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#49
I saw on the news someone ( not sure which store) was trying to start a petition saying how unfair it is we are open at midnight because of people having to rush thanksgiving. Kinda have to agree with him but hey it's retail! I want to say somewhere in cali but I could be wrong.
 
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